• Your Best Thanksgiving Yet

    Posted 11/21/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    We have great news! It’s finally time to bring out the serving dishes and cans of pumpkin pie filling. Thanksgiving is tomorrow and we’re ready for what I call the three Fs – family, food and football! Looking for a few ways to make this year’s Thanksgiving the best yet? Take a look at our suggestions that will keep you balanced and happy moving into the holiday season and let us know your suggestions on Twitter @ScanSourceKBZ.     1).   Maintain work...

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  • Cisco Picks Up BroadSoft for $1.9 Billion to Beef Up Cloud Software and Services Portfolio

    Posted 11/01/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Cisco’s acquisition of the Maryland-based, unified-communications software company, BroadSoft, is the latest in a recent move to grow the brand’s software and services portfolio. At $1.9 billion, the acquisition is the second largest software purchase for Cisco, just behind January’s $3.7 billion deal to purchase AppDynamics.

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  • Do I Have to Unplug to Find Balance?

    Posted 09/13/2017 by Ashlee Kittel
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    In years past, unplugging was a simple, easy to perform action -- grab a cord and yank! We unplugged appliances while on vacation, we unplugged video game systems to troubleshoot and we unplugged curling irons to avoid fire hazards. These days the unplugging ‘movement’ isn’t quite as literal and the ‘cords’ associated with the action are attached to our psyches. Unplugging now refers to a conscious detachment from technology, often through digital detoxes or weekend...

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  • 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA

    Posted 05/05/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Last weeks blog recapping our experience at Cisco Marketing Velocity has spurred a lot of interest. I'm glad to know you guys are paying attention to what we are doing over here!

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  • 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER A REMOTE WORKLIFE

    Posted 04/28/2017 by Administrator
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    Working from home can be immensely rewarding and as businesses invest in video collaboration tools, adopt BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies allowing for flexible work, and invest in cloud collaboration platforms like Cisco Spark, employees are discovering success outside office walls.

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  • Improve Your Health and Your Meetings with Cisco Spark and Spark Board

    Posted 03/03/2017 by Ashlee Dufek
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    Earlier this year I asked our readers to consider the idea that email has reached its apex and is spiraling toward obsolescence. Understandably the question raised some eyebrows; we are dangerously attached to our email accounts.

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  • Cisco-Addressing The Needs of a Growing Remote Workforce

    Posted 02/24/2017 by Ashlee Dufek
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    As organizations embrace the concept of a remote workforce the trend of telecommuting employees continues to grow. Current research shows by 2020, 60 percent of today’s office-bound employees will be working remotely.

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  • 5 Reasons Today's Executives Must Be Social Media Savvy

    Posted 02/10/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Social media has changed the way people connect. What started as a platform for family and friends to keep in touch has evolved to become a driving force for business growth and a catalyst for social change. I jumped on the trend early with MySpace and was more than happy to trade in my profile for Facebook when it arrived in 2006.

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  • Meet Spark Board-More Than Just a Pretty (Sur)Face

    Posted 01/27/2017 by Ashlee Dufek
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    I’ve got a confession to make. I am a Cisco Spark-aholic. I use Spark with the frequency most people use Facebook or Twitter, meaning all day everyday. Fortunately my team and many of our partners are in the same boat. Since the arrival of Cisco’s flagship collaboration service the internal workflow of our organization has transformed.

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